With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Snow Forces Early School Dismissals
Snowfall intensified during the mid-morning hours in Columbus forcing some schools to change schedules.
In Delaware County
Olentangy Local Schools: High Schools and Middle Schools dismiss one hour early, Elementary schools dismiss at regular times. No evening programs
Big Walnut: No afternoon Kindergarten, no afternoon pre-school
In Franklin County
Columbus City: All Middle and High Schools dismiss at 1:30 PM, All Elementary Schools Dismiss at regular time.
Dublin: No afternoon Kindergarten, No afternoon pre-school
Groveport-Madison: All schools release 2 hours early, No afternoon Kindergarten
New Albany-Plain Local: No afternoon Kindergarten, No afternoon pre-school
Worthington: No afternoon Kindergarten, No afternoon pre-school
Westerville: No afternoon Kindergarten
Ohio Dominican University campus closes at 3 p.m.
In Licking County
Granville Exempted Village: No afternoon Kindergarten
Southwest Licking: No afternoon Kindergarten, All schools dismiss 90 minutes early